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NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. turns a corner, Jimmie Johnson hits a wall
NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. turns a corner, Jimmie Johnson hits a wall

Martin Truex Jr. is turning the corner after a miserable 2014. The driver for the one-car team Furniture Row Racing finished second to Kevin Harvick on Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race here. That came after Truex finished eighth in the season-opening Daytona 500 and sixth last weekend in Atlanta. All of which is a marked improvement from last year, when Truex finished a dismal 24th in the title standings in his first season with Furniture Row. Not only did Truex, 34, and his No. 78 Chevrolet struggle last year, Truex's girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. "There were days where it was just really hard to even think about racing,"...

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